Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety

Open Flame Request


Please refer to the Open Flame Policy at before submitting.

To allow for investigation, this form must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the event.

Approval of this form only covers the use of the requested media and in no way gives permission to use any UNI properties. Permission for use of UNI properties can only be given by the controlling department.

Definition of Fireworks, Pyrotechnics, Open Flame, and Flammable Set:

  • The term fire works or pyrotechnics shall mean a combustible or explosive mixture or any substance or combination of substances prepared for the purpose of producing a visual or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration, or detonation
  • The term open flame shall mean any flame or ember that may be able to come in contact with a flammable surface including but not limited to matches, gas, or kerosene stoves or lamps, camp fires, charcoal, candles, sterno cans, cigarettes, and flares.
  • The term flammable sets shall mean any item that may cause a potential fire hazard including but not limited to vehicles, flash paper, compressed flammable gases, and heat lamps.
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